Reinhold Niebuhr Quote

There are evidently limits to the achievements of science; and there are irresolvable contradictions both between prosperity and virtue, and between happiness and the good life, which had not been anticipated in our philosophy. The discovery of these contradictions threatens our culture with despair.


The Irony of American History, 1952

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There are evidently limits to the achievements of science; and there are irresolvable contradictions both between prosperity and virtue, and between...

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There are evidently limits to the achievements of science; and there are irresolvable contradictions both between prosperity and virtue, and between...

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There are evidently limits to the achievements of science; and there are irresolvable contradictions both between prosperity and virtue, and between...

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There are evidently limits to the achievements of science; and there are irresolvable contradictions both between prosperity and virtue, and between...